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May 4, 2017 | Independent Journal Review

Congress Reintroduces Bill to Give Veterans Battling PTSD Another Option

Issues: Veterans

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) reintroduced the bipartisan Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act in the House, and Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) did the same in the Senate.

May 4, 2017 | NECN

Lawmakers Sound Off on Health Care Vote

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) said in a statement, "This proposal would hurt retirees’ access to healthcare by weakening Medicare and by dramatically increasing costs for individuals over age 50. And TrumpCare does nothing to address the rising cost of prescription drugs."

May 4, 2017 | The Lowell Sun

Mass. backlash as US House approves Trumpcare

Issues: Health Care

Local reactions poured in after the vote:C ongressman Stephen Lynch: "I remain strongly opposed to TrumpCare and I am disappointed that yet again House Republican leadership rushed their proposal to the Floor without hearings, time for public input, or an estimate of what this will cost average families."

Apr 28, 2017 | Boston Herald

Lynch wants White House to hand over Flynn docs

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch said he wants the House Oversight Committee to subpoena the White House to produce documents related to Gen. Michael Flynn, as the multi-agency investigation intensified over the former national security adviser’s failure to disclose foreign contacts and payments from Russia.

Apr 25, 2017 | Hingham Community Access and Media

Congressman Lynch Participates in the Bud Campbell Memorial Dedication in Hingham

Congressman Lynch participated in the memorial dedication for former Hingham Police Chief Bud Campbell.

Apr 24, 2017 | NECN

New England Council's DC Dialogue

In the first segment, Jim Brett and Eileen Curran are joined by U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch, who shares his views on some of the Trump Administration’s policy proposals and discusses recent developments in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

Apr 20, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Weymouth project to provide housing to six veterans

Issues: Veterans

Some of the officials who spoke of the project’s significance included Robert Corley, the nonprofit’s executive director; Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund; Weymouth Planning Director Bob Luongo and U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston. Lynch said the country needs stable and affordable housing for veterans now more than ever due to the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. He said he saw that need that during a recent visit to Iraq, where he met a service member on his ninth tour of active duty.

Apr 14, 2017 | U.S. Army

Congressional delegation visits Camp Arifjan

Congressmen from three states visited Soldiers from their congressional districts serving here to receive an update on the fight against ISIS.

Apr 11, 2017 | Patriot Ledger

Congressman Lynch says U.S. troops, officials in Iraq and Kuwait support strikes in Syria

In a telephone interview Monday from Baghdad, the South Boston Democrat said he and other members of a congressional delegation were about to depart for Iraq on Friday when they learned of the U.S. missile attack on an air base where officials say the Syrian military launched a deadly chemical attack days prior.

Apr 11, 2017 | Boston Herald

Stephen Lynch in Iraq says U.S. lauded for bombing Syria

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, on a fact-finding mission to Iraq, reports that U.S. allies in the region strongly back the Trump administration’s tough stance against Syrian dictator Bashar Assad after last week’s chemical attack on civilians.

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